The Jewish Rohingya Justice Network, a coalition of 19 groups, had lobbied for the bill.
If you’re a progressive — and we New York Jews largely are — then Cynthia Nixon is your candidate.
In the next year alone, about 15 million girls will be married before they turn 18. In fact, that’s exactly what happened to my grandmother, Beatrice.
As I prepare to march with AJWS in NYC Pride, I’ll be thinking of the countless activists who risk their lives for the dignity and safety of others.
“As people of faith, we believe that we have a responsibility to be caretakers of Divine creation,” the groups wrote.
There is something compelling in reminding ourselves of just how recently and how dangerously we have been here before, of why we as a people are committed to the concept of Never Again.
ADL has seen a 50% increase in donations since Election Day. The National Council of Jewish Women has also seen a large and steady increase in donations, reports its CEO, Nancy Kaufman, And Robert Bank, president and CEO of American Jewish World Services, has described the outpouring of funds from donors as “tikkun olam [repair of the world] on steroids.”
The hallmark of a good leader is not simply what she does while in office. It’s how she chooses to leave.
Does Ruth Messinger ever sleep? Looking back at all she has accomplished with American Jewish World Service, it’s hard to see how she’d find the time, Joy Levitt writes.
American Jewish World Service has successfully raised millions for overseas relief work. But it had to scrap a domestic advocacy push after donors balked.